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Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Russian container ship that had been drifting powerlessly off the British Columbia coast, raising fears of a fuel spill, is now safe at a Canadian port.

Lebanon imposes new measures against Ebola

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Lebanon is imposing new measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching the Middle Eastern nation.

Vatican warns of 'new genocide' by IS

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Vatican has demanded that world governments do more to prevent a possible "new genocide" in northern Iraq and Syria, and for Muslim leaders in particular to repudiate the Islamic State militants who are killing and exiling the region's Christians.

Death toll hits 65 in Libya's eastern strife

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A Libyan official says fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militias and pro-government fighters has left 65 people dead as fierce battles continued for a sixth day.

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge, with Latvia's foreign minister calling the incident a potential "game changer" in the region.

Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place.

13 workers die in fire at Indian fireworks factory

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A blaze engulfed a fireworks factory in southern India on Monday, killing at least 13 workers and seriously burning seven others, police said.

City to address violence near NH pumpkin fest

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Officials in Keene have scheduled a news conference following violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival that led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries over the weekend.

Electrolux buoyed by US growth

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits.

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.